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Water dispenser freezing on viking refrig

All of a sudden the water dispenser if freezing up on my viking refrig. It's a bottom freezer model with french doors. water dispenser stopped working but ice maker still functions. can anybody help me with this?

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One thing that can cause this s the removal of the styrofoam block that surrounds the water reservoir. A lot of people think this is just for shipping but it is necessary to prevent the water freezing.

If it is missing it ill need to be replaced.

Posted on Mar 04, 2009

  • Shaye Oct 15, 2011

    i have same exact problem!
    but the styrofoam is still in place...
    perhaps my fridge is set too cold? I keep it at 35 degrees f.

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